Protect. Connect. Grow.
Teraco is the first provider of vendor neutral Data Centres in
South Africa. Customers benefit from the cost savings and
improved resilience of securely housing their information
systems and networking equipment in a facility built and
operated to best practice global standards by an expert
organisation with absolute focus on Data Centre technology.
What does vendor neutral mean? Teraco customers can:
• Connect to any Carrier or Network Operator
• Connect to any Service Provider
• Connect to any customer within the Data Centre, without
restriction. Standard, open interconnection policies.
Founded in 2007 and backed by leading international investors
and Treacle Private Equity, a black owned South African private
equity group, Teraco is a Level 4 contributor (DTI Codes).
Teraco operates one Data Centre in Newlands, Cape Town and one
Data Centre in Isando, Johannesburg (opening September 2009) and
will be expanding to other sites.
PROTECTGuaranteed Resilience & Uncompromised Security
Always One Spare
Teraco guarantees availability. Data Centres are built to the
highest international specifications. Fire protection, power,
cooling and interconnect are all provided according to an N+1
Uncompromised security and guaranteed environment are backed
by Service Level Agreements. Advanced cooling provides the ideal
climate, safeguarded with sophisticated fire detection and
suppression. Teraco data centres are located in buildings in
convenient, low-risk areas with tight security and stringent
Teraco guarantees power supply. All cabinets are supplied with
two independent power circuits from a resilient bank of UPSs.
Maintenance can be performed at any time on any of the UPSs
without service disruption. Multiple power generators ensure
that an interruption of the municipal power supply, even
combined with component failure, would not affect customers.
As the first vendor neutral Data Centre provider in South
Africa, Teraco customers connect directly into networks and
service providers of their choice. They can run links over
multiple carriers’ backbones, and
manage traffic according to which network provides better value
or performance. Changes from one to another take less than a
New Marketplace for Partnerships
Unrestricted traffic exchange between customers and service
providers within the Teraco Data Centre creates new
possibilities. Corporations can optimise business system
performance through immediate and low cost interconnection with
numerous partners that share the facility, from application
service providers to backup, storage and business continuity
GROWScaleability & Flexibility
Flexible power and space specifications make changes and
additions easy. Customers can choose colocation in the main
colocation areas, or a private cage. New interconnections can be
set up rapidly to new partners or service providers as the
business need changes.
Teraco’s sole business goal is the
provision of high quality Data Centres. This allows customers to
save on capital expenditure and operating costs, and focus on
their businesses. Through continued investment in expanded and
new facilities, Teraco presents a long term solution for its
customers’ expanding business